Reports coming out of Daura as the turbanning of Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as the Dan Amanar Daura progresses in full swing, indicates that some dignitaries are currently held up at different airports around the country awaiting clear weather to fly into Katsina State, to grace the event.
Weather reports from Katsina State indicates a hazy and heavily windy atmosphere with poor visibility, making it difficult for planes from around Nigeria to fly into Katsina Airport.
Among those currently held up are Governors Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, Bagudu Atiku of Kebbi State and Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa State, who are at the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Others are Governors El Rufai of Kaduna State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.
Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, Sen Tanko Al-makura, Fmr Deputy Governor Adamawa Martins Babale, Fmr Deputy Governor Nasarawa Silas Agara, Sen Ibrahim Goje, Sen Dangana Ocheja, Sen Dalhatu Sangari, Sen John Danboyi, Sen John Eno, Sen Ayogu Eze, Sen Sonni Ogboji, Sen Muhammad Hassan, Sen Ali Ndume, Sen Godiya Akwashiki among many others are also stranded at various airports due to the bad weather in Katsina State.
Already on ground in Daura for the epoch making ceremony are representatives of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Ministers of Water Resources, Sulaiman Adamu, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika and the Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to the President, Garba Shehu. Others are Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, (Ọjájá II), the Ooni of Ife, Aminu Bello Masari, Governor of Katsina State, Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, Dr. Muhammadu Nuhu Sanusi, Emir of Dutse, King Alfred Diete Spiff, Amayanabo of Twon Brass and a host of others.224000521" crossorigin="anonymous">